Recent Grants

Media Arts: FY 2015 Grants Panelists

Art Works 1, Panel A1
July 21, 2014

Lyall Bush
Executive Director
Northwest Film Forum
Seattle, WA

Eugene Hernandez
Deputy Director
Film Society of Lincoln Center
New York, NY

Phyllis Kim (Layperson)
Senior Vice President, Resource Development
NeighborWorks America
Bethesda, MD

Janet Pierson
Head of SXSW Film
South by Southwest Film Festival & Conference
Austin, TX

Sterling Van Wagenen
Filmmaker
Partner
Pearl Farm Entertainment
Woodland Hills, UT

Art Works 1, Panel A2
July 21, 2014

Eugene Hernandez
Deputy Director
Film Society of Lincoln Center
New York, NY

Phyllis Kim (Layperson)
Senior Vice President, Resource Development
NeighborWorks America
Bethesda, MD

Janet Pierson
Head of SXSW Film
South by Southwest Film Festival & Conference
Austin, TX

Sterling Van Wagenen
Filmmaker
Partner
Pearl Farm Entertainment
Woodland Hills, UT

Art Works 1, Panel B
July 22, 2014

Dan Brawley
Executive Director
Cucalorus Film Festival
Wilmington, NC

Marlene Dermer
Co-Founder, Executive Director, and Programmer
Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA

Rachel Jacobson
Founder, Executive Director
Film Streams
Omaha, NE

Nonso Christian Ugbode
Writer, Producer
Director of Digital Initiatives
National Black Programming Consortium
New York, NY

Art Works 1, Panel C
July 22, 2014

Dan Brawley
Executive Director
Cucalorus Film Festival
Wilmington, NC

Rachel Jacobson
Founder, Executive Director
Film Streams
Omaha, NE

Nonso Christian Ugbode
Writer, Producer
Director of Digital Initiatives
National Black Programming Consortium
New York, NY

Art Works 1, Panel D
July 22, 2014

Dan Brawley
Executive Director
Cucalorus Film Festival
Wilmington, NC

Marlene Dermer
Co-Founder, Executive Director, and Programmer
Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA

Rachel Jacobson
Founder, Executive Director
Film Streams
Omaha, NE

Art Works II, Panel A1
November 17, 2014

Patricia Bruck
Professor/Filmmaker
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO

Juan Devis
Senior Vice President of Content Development and Production
KCETLink
Burbank, CA

Jodie Mack
Animator
Dartmouth College
Lebanon, NH

Vilas Menon (Layperson)
Scientist
Allen Institute for Brain Science
Seattle, WA

Milos Stehlik
Director
Facets Multi-Media
Chicago, IL

Art Works II, Panel A2
November 17, 2014

Patricia Bruck
Professor/Filmmaker
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO

Juan Devis
Senior Vice President of Content Development and Production
KCETLink
Burbank, CA

Jodie Mack
Animator
Dartmouth College
Lebanon, NH

Vilas Menon (Layperson)
Scientist
Allen Institute for Brain Science
Seattle, WA

Art Works II, Panel B
November 18, 2014

Adam Aguirre
Radio Host
KUNM Radio
Albuquerque, NM

Garry Denny
Director of Programming
Wisconsin Public Television
Madison, WI

Eric Martin
Interactive Media Specialist
Vision Maker Media
Lincoln, NE

Eileen Newman (Layperson)
Director, Center for the Bronx Nonprofits
Hostos Community College
New York, NY

Kerry Oliver-Smith
Curator of Contemporary Art, Harn Museum of Art
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Art Works II, Panel C
November 18, 2014

Garry Denny
Director of Programming
Wisconsin Public Television
Madison, WI

Eric Martin
Interactive Media Specialist
Vision Maker Media
Lincoln, NE

Eileen Newman (Layperson)
Director, Center for the Bronx Nonprofits
Hostos Community College
New York, NY

Kerry Oliver-Smith
Curator of Contemporary Art, Harn Museum of Art
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Art Works II, Panel D
November 18, 2014

Adam Aguirre
Radio Host
KUNM Radio
Albuquerque, NM

Eric Martin
Interactive Media Specialist
Vision Maker Media
Lincoln, NE

Eileen Newman (Layperson)
Director, Center for the Bronx Nonprofits
Hostos Community College
New York, NY

Kerry Oliver-Smith
Curator of Contemporary Art, Harn Museum of Art
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Art Works II, Panel E1
November 18, 2014

Adam Aguirre
Radio Host
KUNM Radio
Albuquerque, NM

Garry Denny
Director of Programming
Wisconsin Public Television
Madison, WI

Eileen Newman (Layperson)
Director, Center for the Bronx Nonprofits
Hostos Community College
New York, NY

Kerry Oliver-Smith
Curator of Contemporary Art, Harn Museum of Art
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Art Works II, Panel E2
November 18, 2014

Adam Aguirre
Radio Host
KUNM Radio
Albuquerque, NM

Eileen Newman (Layperson)
Director, Center for the Bronx Nonprofits
Hostos Community College
New York, NY

Kerry Oliver-Smith
Curator of Contemporary Art, Harn Museum of Art
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Art Works II, Panel F
December 8, 2014

Rob Buscher
Festival Director
Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
Philadelphia, PA

Lackisha Freeman
General Manager
WNCU-FM
Raleigh, NC

Jeanne Luckett
Owner
Luckett Communications, LLC.
Jackson, MS

Michele Siegel
Independent Journalist and Radio Producer
Brooklyn NY

Randall Williams (Layperson)
Co-Founder
New South Books
Montgomery, AL

Art Works II, Panel G1
December 9, 2014

Mariannah Amster
Co-Executive/Artistic Director
Parallel Studios
Santa Fe, NM

David Brower
Program Director
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC
Carrboro, NC

Denise Brown
Executive Director
Leeway Foundation
Philadelphia, PA

Cade Bursell
Media Artist
Associate Professor, Dept. of Cinema and Photography
Southern Illinois University
Murphysboro, IL

Cecilia Garcia (Layperson)
Senior Advisor
Benton Foundation
Washington, DC

Art Works II, Panel G2
December 9, 2014

Mariannah Amster
Co-Executive/Artistic Director
Parallel Studios
Santa Fe, NM

David Brower
Program Director
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC
Carrboro, NC

Denise Brown
Executive Director
Leeway Foundation
Philadelphia, PA

Cade Bursell
Media Artist
Associate Professor, Dept. of Cinema and Photography
Southern Illinois University
Murphysboro, IL